Longtime news anchor retiring from KHOU's sister station in DFW

Gloria Campos

Credit: WFAA

Gloria Campos has been anchoring WFAA news since 1984.

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by The Associated Press

The Associated Press

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 10:37 AM

DALLAS -- Dallas-Fort Worth television anchor Gloria Campos is retiring after 30 years at WFAA-TV.

WFAA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/MDAyOt ) that Campos announced her retirement Wednesday. She plans to anchor her final broadcast on March 7.

Campos, who attended Southwest Texas State University, began her career at KGBT-TV in Harlingen, where she grew up. She became WFAA's first Latino anchor in 1984.

In 2012, Campos was inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists' Hall of Fame.

Campos, married to her husband Lance for more than two decades, has shared much of her life with her viewers, including the birth of her twin sons, who are now 20.

She began producing "Wednesday's Child" reports in 1989. The program highlights children who need homes.

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Information from: WFAA-TV, http://www.wfaa.com

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